Cold Weather Alert!!!: Shelters Extend Capacity (January 17th/18th)

As temperatures drop below 40 Degrees F, homeless shelters in Orlando/Orange County extend their capacity to receive guests.

Orange County

Seminole County

The Extreme Weather Plan has been activated.  Additional logistics have been sent to the Rescue Outreach Mission (1701 W 13th St, Sanford, FL 32771 to enhance shelter capacity at the facility.  A back-up shelter and shelter team has been placed on standby in case the Rescue Outreach Mission reaches capacity and/or there is widespread power outages.

This is a brief cold weather event.  The Extreme Weather Plan will be deactivated tomorrow afternoon in accordance with our benchmarks.

The watch officer for the Office of Emergency Management will be available throughout the evening at 407-665-1870

Osceola County

First United Methodist Church of St Cloud (1000 Ohio Ave. St. Cloud, FL): Open January 17th & 18th at 6:00 pm

Rock Church (5515 W Irlo Bronson Memorial HWY, Kissimmee, FL): Open January 17th & 18th at 6:30 pm

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